MOGAS is seeking a strategic leader to fill our open opportunity for Director - Marketing & Technology. This role will effectively direct and oversee all efforts for the Marketing, Technology and R&D groups, ensuring that the company is taking a strategic and forward thinking approach, looking at the big picture and collaborating internally to achieve our strategic plan business plan objectives.
Essential responsibilities include:
Effectively lead and develop the Product Management, Marketing, Branding and Communication, Market Analysis, Technology and R&D groups to:
Successfully develop new products or product enhancements to shorten time to market
Proactively lead MOGAS' internal and external customer focus, ensuring:
Lead quarterly / yearly pricing reviews with Regional Sales Managers / Directors
Seamless handoffs between internal groups
Visiting customer sites to analyze field issues
Drive value engineering exercise each year to look for opportunities to reduce product cost
Oversee failure analysis of field valve failures
Successfully collaborate and strategize with Executive Leadership team to lead the development of three-year strategic plan business plan; Partners with Executive Leadership Team to develop acquisition strategies, identify and assess opportunities, approach acquisition targets etc.
Serve as the ultimate technical authority and subject matter expert keeping MOGAS' reputation of quality severe service application specific products at the forefront
Stay abreast on latest technological advancements in design and manufacturing of MOGAS products and offerings
Qualified candidates must have the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Master’s degree in engineering/MBA preferred)
10+ years of leading and managing R&D and Technology teams in an international manufacturing and service environment
10+ years of experience in leading severe service valve design projects for global applications in mining, power generation, oil and gas and refining industries
5 to 7 years of Product Management experience in B2B preferred
3+ years of experience managing diverse, complex engineering projects
Additionally, the candidate must prove the following experience:
Strategic leader with an ability to look at the big picture and make tough decisions to influence the overall health of the business
Established track record as a proactive engineering leader – demonstrating the successful achievement of on-time, on-budget deliverables while meeting/exceeding the expectations of internal and external customers.
Demonstrated leadership capability in successfully leading teams of engineering professionals in a global business structure.